Press Release: Transcend Releases Largest-Ever 16GB Capacity High Speed 133X CompactFlash Card

Taipei, September 26, 2007


Transcend, a global leading brand in flash memory cards, rolled out its largest capacity CompactFlash product to date – a 16GB (Type I) card with ultra-fast 133X transfer rates. Transcend's 133X CF card targets serious users who demand superior performance and reliability from their memory cards, including professional photographers, reporters and photography enthusiasts. To ensure ultimate compatibility and speed, it operates in both dual-channel transfer and the Ultra DMA mode 4 standard. Transcend's 133X CF cards achieve extraordinary average read/write speeds of up to 45MB/21.5MB per second*. Speeds like these mean extra-quick reaction time between each picture you take when used with high-end digital single lens reflex cameras (DSLR), making consecutive shooting and non-stop video recording easier than ever. With impressive transfer speed and a huge capacity up to 16GB, users are guaranteed to get the very best performance and results from their high-end digital equipment.

Transcend's 133X CF card is designed for high-end digital cameras. It has passed strict testing with advanced high-resolution cameras from major camera brands such as Canon, Nikon, Olympus and Sony to ensure the highest level of quality, performance and reliability The huge 16GB memory capacity means you can store over 8,000 high-resolution 7-megapixel JPG photos. If you use the memory-intensive RAW format for taking pictures, it can easily store over 1000 pictures while maintaining respectable transfer speeds. Transcend’s 133X CF cards are also available in 2GB, 4GB and 8GB capacities.

Product Features


• High-performance 133X high-speed with dual channel flash interface
• CF Type I
• With read/write speeds up to 45MB/21.5MB per second.*
• Supports IDE PIO mode 6 and Ultra DMA mode 0-4**
• Fully complies with the new CF 4.0 standard
• Hardware ECC (Error Correction Code)
• ATA interface
• Low power consumption
• Multi-platform compatibility
• RoHS Compliant
• Lifetime Warranty

* Note: Based on internal Transcend testing with Testmetrix. Actual transfer speed may vary due to host hardware, software and usage.
** Note: Default setting: Ultra DMA mode 4

Press Contact


For additional information or other inquiries please contact: Cindy Hsu

Transcend Information Inc.
70 XingZhong Road, NeiHu District
Taipei, Taiwan ROC
tel. (+886) 22795 7661

About Transcend


Transcend is a globally recognized leader in the manufacture of memory products and peripherals. Established in 1988, Transcend offers a full line of standard and proprietary memory modules, USB flash drives and portable hard drives, solid-state disks, MP3 players, flash memory cards, card readers, and multimedia products. Transcend has manufacturing facilities in Taiwan and China, and has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, The Netherlands, Japan, Taiwan, and China. For more information, please visit